James Hu


Player profile

  • Hometown Bloomfield, Mich.
  • Last School West Bloomfield
  • Year Senior

Junior Season (2016-2017)
• Claimed third place at OSU Open … earned a 22-2 record at OSU Duals

Sophomore Season (2015-2016)
• Fenced in all competitions for the Buckeyes
• Went undefeated (18-0) at OSU Duals
•Finished in sixth place at OSU Open
•Led the men’s foil unit in win percentage at 88
•Claimed seventh place in individual competition at Midwest Fencing Conference Championships
•Helped the men’s foil unit to a first place finish in team competition at MFC Championships
•OSU Scholar Athlete

Freshman Season (2014-2015)
•Competed in OSU Duals and Northwestern Duals
•Earned 19 wins and suffered only 3 losses
•Claimed 24th place at the Garret Penn State Open
•OSU Scholar Athlete.

Prior to Ohio State
•Competed with RFC for six years

•Son of Garrick T. Hu
•Father was once a nationally-ranked black belt in karate
•Majoring in marketing
•Plans to go to the 2020 Olympics then become a professional writer or go into business marketing after graduation
•Enjoys writing, cycling and cooking
•Greatest sports thrill was when his junior team made a huge upset at Nationals to make the Top 4